Category Archive: batik

Sewing a piece of sunshine

It’s going to be a hot one in Melbourne this week, after what seems like a ridiculously slow start to summer. Maybe, in these last two days of my day job before my… Continue reading

Triple the thrifty holiday fun!

Can you believe it’s JULY already, people? Where on earth does the time go? This time last week I was sitting on a beach in Bali, and now here I am back in… Continue reading

Batik for Bali

As I mentioned in my last post, I’m off overseas this week. Here’s my holiday wardrobe… I’m quite proud of myself as it’s nearly all either DIY or op-shop stuff, including this white… Continue reading

From tent dress to temptress (?!)

 As regular readers of this blog would know, I’m rather partial to batik and African prints. So there was no way I was going to pass up this tent… er… dress… when I… Continue reading

Indonesian adventure

I’m back! Did you miss me? (Did you even notice I wasn’t around?) Sorry I didn’t tell you where I was going but things were crazy before I left and then I forgot… Continue reading

Funemployment fashion

In case you didn’t know it already, jobhunting sucks. Don’t let my smile fool you, it really sucks. But it does at least serve to make me aware of how important it is… Continue reading

Old habits and hippy happiness in the new year

One thing I love about trips to places I rarely go is the chance to stumble on undiscovered op shops. So it pains me beyond logic when those trips happen to fall on… Continue reading

Spring fling with ex-boyfriend jeans

Can you believe it? It’s nearly Spring Fashion Week here in Melbourne! And how do I know that? Because, in true Melbourne style, it’s been freezing and pouring with rain for the past… Continue reading

Batik, baby, ye-ah!

Although my life is, like, a constant whirlwind of social engagements and glamorous fashiony events* I do sometimes just manage to squeeze in some writing gigs, the most regular one being for Peppermint… Continue reading